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Welcome to Gestalt University, hosted by the team at ReSolve Asset Management, where evidence inspires confidence. This podcast will dig deep to uncover investment truths and life hacks you won't find in the mainstream media, covering topics that appeal to left-brained robots, right-brain poets and everyone in between. In this show, we interview deep thinkers in the world of quantitative finance such as Larry Swedroe, Meb Faber and many more, all with the goal of helping you reach excellence. Welcome to the journey.

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Welcome to Gestalt University, hosted by the team at ReSolve Asset Management, where evidence inspires confidence. This podcast will dig deep to uncover investment truths and life hacks you won't find in the mainstream media, covering topics that appeal to left-brained robots, right-brain poets and everyone in between. In this show, we interview deep thinkers in the world of quantitative finance such as Larry Swedroe, Meb Faber and many more, all with the goal of helping you reach excellence. Welcome to the journey.

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English


Episodes

Chris Schindler - The Art of Wealth Creation: Insider Tips from Veteran Portfolio Manager

12/1/2023
Investment Mastery: Risk Parity, Portfolio Construction, and Systematic Investment Strategies for the everyday investor. In this video, Rodrigo Gordillo, President & Portfolio Manager of ReSolve Asset Management Global does a review of a 2020 interview with veteran portfolio manager and ex Toronto Teachers Pension Plan Managing Director, Chris Schindler, to add important commentary around the discussion on the principles of asset management, exploring risk parity, portfolio construction and systematic investing strategies. He also adds color around how market dynamics have changed since the initial interview and delves deep to help investors understand the evolution of investment strategies within this evolving economic climate and the necessity of a diversified investment approach over conventional equity-centered portfolios. Also, gain insights into the significance of diversification, the effectiveness of model building, and various investment pitfalls. Learn why bond yields, present discount rates, and currency hedging matter, and get a grip on emerging trends in private equity, alternatives, and other asset classes. This is "ReSolve's Riffs" – published on YouTube every Friday afternoon to debate the most relevant investment topics of the day, hosted by Adam Butler, Mike Philbrick, and Rodrigo Gordillo of ReSolve Global* and Richard Laterman of ReSolve Asset Management Inc. *ReSolve Global refers to ReSolve Asset Management SEZC (Cayman) which is registered with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission as a commodity trading advisor and commodity pool operator. This registration is administered through the National Futures Association ("NFA"). Further, ReSolve Global is a registered person with the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority.

Duration:01:15:44

Alfonso Peccatiello - Economic Uncertainty Ahead: Fix Your 60/40 Strategy NOW

11/30/2023
In this discussion, the ReSolve team is joined by Alfonso Peccatiello, financial analyst, to discuss the current state of the economy, the impact of Biden's stimulus, and the intricacies of investing in the current financial landscape. They delve into a wide range of topics, providing valuable insights for anyone interested in understanding the complexities of the financial markets. Topics Discussed • The impact of Biden's stimulus on the economy and how it has helped the economic indicators pick up again • The current state of growth, inflation, and the central bank reaction function • The potential impact of fiscal stimulus on the economy and the concept of ‘macro lags’ • The influence of interest rates on the economy and the different scenarios that can occur • The current state of the housing and labor markets in response to rising rates • The interpretation of the recent US GDP print and the consensus on future growth • The importance of surprising markets and investing in assets that benefit from this surprise • The concept of a 'Forever Portfolio' and how to achieve it using ETFs • The importance of sizing in portfolio construction and how to balance attackers and defenders • The role of commodities and the Dollar in a diversified portfolio • The concept of allocating for diversity and the importance of tracking error in portfolio management This episode is a must-listen for anyone interested in understanding the current state of the economy, the impact of fiscal policies, and the strategies to navigate the uncertain financial landscape. Alfonso Peccatiello provides valuable insights into the intricacies of investing and portfolio construction, making it an enlightening discussion for both new and seasoned investors. This is "ReSolve Riffs" – published on YouTube every Friday afternoon to debate the most relevant investment topics of the day, hosted by Adam Butler, Mike Philbrick and Rodrigo Gordillo of ReSolve Global* and Richard Laterman of ReSolve Asset Management. *ReSolve Global refers to ReSolve Asset Management SEZC (Cayman) which is registered with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission as a commodity trading advisor and commodity pool operator. This registration is administered through the National Futures Association (“NFA”). Further, ReSolve Global is a registered person with the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority.

Duration:01:38:14

Secrets of Investment Success: Lessons From 5 Decades of Quant Macro

11/28/2023
In this conversation, the ReSolve team is joined by Joe Kelly from Campbell and Company to delve into the world of quantitative investing, managed futures, and derivatives trading. They explore a wide range of topics, including: Topics Discussed • The history and evolution of the hedge fund industry and the growth of systematic investing • The role of derivatives traders in providing liquidity to executives and the creation of a startup to provide liquidity for tech employees • The dynamics of quantitative investing, the importance of systemizing fundamental ideas, and the challenges of explaining complex financial concepts to a non-technical audience • The development and implementation of different models and strategies in quantitative investing, including momentum, quant macro, and short-term • The performance of different strategies during various market conditions and the importance of adaptability • The challenges of scaling in the systematic investing space and the advantages of focusing on a core universe of markets • The trade-off between diversification and control in portfolio construction • The importance of risk management in maintaining a consistent investor experience and the strategies used to manage risk in systematic investing Conclusion This conversation is a must-listen for anyone interested in quantitative investing, managed futures, and derivatives trading. It provides valuable insights into the intricacies of these fields, the strategies used by successful investors, and the importance of risk management in ensuring a consistent investor experience.

Duration:01:10:21

Why Your Money is Worthless and What This Expert is Doing About it

11/6/2023
In this riveting discussion, we delve into the complexities of the global financial landscape and the potential pitfalls of traditional monetary systems with Lyn Alden, Founder of Lyn Alden Investment Strategy. We explore the implications of structural inflation, the rise of new monetary technologies like Bitcoin and stablecoins, and the potential future scenarios for developed and emerging economies. Topics Discussed • Discussion on the structural inflation in countries like Egypt and Argentina, and the impact on their currencies • Examination of the role of Bitcoin, stablecoins, and other new technologies in creating a global marketplace for money • Exploration of the potential for money to move across jurisdictions, bypassing traditional banking systems • Insight into the financial firewalls and the increasing porosity due to technologies like Bitcoin • Analysis of the potential problems major currencies like the dollar, euro, and yen might face due to increasing public debt • Discussion on the bubbles and cycles associated with monetary technologies • Consideration of the potential risks and benefits of Bitcoin, including the concentration of wealth and the potential for it to act as a hedge against currency devaluation • Examination of the potential future scenarios for developed and emerging economies in the face of a potential debt and monetary crisis • Discussion on the potential impact of a fiscal reckoning on the asset bubble and consumer spending in developed economies • Insight into potential strategies for managing the risks associated with a potential fiscal reckoning, including investment in bonds, equities, and Bitcoin This episode offers a deep dive into the intricacies of the global financial landscape, providing valuable insights for anyone interested in understanding the potential future scenarios for our monetary systems. It's a must-listen for anyone seeking to navigate the complexities of the financial world and understand why traditional money might be losing its value. This is “ReSolve’s Riffs” – live on YouTube every Friday afternoon to debate the most relevant investment topics of the day, hosted by Adam Butler, Mike Philbrick and Rodrigo Gordillo of ReSolve Global* and Richard Laterman of ReSolve Asset Management. *ReSolve Global refers to ReSolve Asset Management SEZC (Cayman) which is registered with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission as a commodity trading advisor and commodity pool operator. This registration is administered through the National Futures Association (“NFA”). Further, ReSolve Global is a registered person with the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority.

Duration:01:16:10

ReSolve Riffs: Navigate All Market Storms with this Investment Process!

10/26/2023
With Bradley Barrie (Co-founder and Chief Investment Officer, Dynamic Wealth Group) and Matt O’Bryon (Investment Analyst, Dynamic Wealth Group) In this episode, our team dives deep into the intricacies of asset classes, correlations, and the importance of diversification in investment portfolios. We discuss the challenges of the traditional 60/40 investment strategy and explore the potential of alternative investment approaches. Topics Discussed • The limitations of diversifying only at the asset class level and the importance of understanding correlations • The challenges faced by investors due to the shifting correlations between stocks and bonds • How high growth, high inflation, low growth, low inflation, and other economic regimes can impact asset correlations • The importance of being prepared for various market conditions and the risks of trying to predict market movements • The goal of creating a smoother return experience for investors by minimizing drawdowns and downside risks • The importance of understanding the risks and potential returns of different asset classes and strategies • The challenges and benefits of implementing alternative investment strategies • The role of benchmarking in investment strategies and the potential pitfalls of focusing too much on relative returns • The importance of narrowing down the range of investment outcomes and eliminating big down years • The nuances of managing risk exposures in portfolios and the importance of being adaptable in different market environments • The potential of alternative investments and strategies in creating diversified portfolios • The importance of understanding and managing the risks associated with different investment strategies This episode is a must-listen for anyone interested in understanding the complexities of asset classes, correlations, and investment strategies. It provides valuable insights into alternative investment approaches and the importance of diversification in achieving smoother return experiences and minimizing downside risks. This is “ReSolve’s Riffs” – live on YouTube every Friday afternoon to debate the most relevant investment topics of the day, hosted by Adam Butler, Mike Philbrick and Rodrigo Gordillo of ReSolve Global* and Richard Laterman of ReSolve Asset Management. *ReSolve Global refers to ReSolve Asset Management SEZC (Cayman) which is registered with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission as a commodity trading advisor and commodity pool operator. This registration is administered through the National Futures Association (“NFA”). Further, ReSolve Global is a registered person with the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority.

Duration:01:03:10

Blueprint Revealed! Attracting & Managing Money for The Wealthiest 0.1%

10/18/2023
In this episode, we delve into the secrets of success and wealth management with our guest Homer Smith, Private Wealth Advisor, Konvergent Wealth Partners. We explore the decisions successful people make, the concept of a virtual family office, and the importance of making good decisions about wealth and taxes. We also discuss the challenges of managing wealth and the benefits of a comprehensive approach to wealth management. Topics Discussed • The mindset and decision-making process of successful people • The concept and benefits of a virtual family office • The importance of making good decisions about wealth and mitigating taxes • The differences in managing ultra wealthy individuals versus those in the median wealth range • The role of taxes in wealth management and the benefits of focusing on tax efficiency • The challenges faced by accountants and lawyers in wealth management and strategies to overcome them • The importance of understanding the intent of wealth management solutions • The role of insurance in wealth management • The benefits of an All-Weather approach to investment and wealth management • The psychological worries of wealthy individuals and how to address them • The importance of focusing on the big picture in wealth management Conclusion This episode is a must-listen for anyone interested in wealth management, the psychology of successful people, and the intricacies of managing wealth. It provides valuable insights and strategies to navigate the complex world of wealth management and achieve financial success. This is “ReSolve’s Riffs” – live on YouTube every Friday afternoon to debate the most relevant investment topics of the day, hosted by Adam Butler, Mike Philbrick and Rodrigo Gordillo of ReSolve Global* and Richard Laterman of ReSolve Asset Management. *ReSolve Global refers to ReSolve Asset Management SEZC (Cayman) which is registered with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission as a commodity trading advisor and commodity pool operator. This registration is administered through the National Futures Association (“NFA”). Further, ReSolve Global is a registered person with the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority.

Duration:01:25:42

The Greatest Inflation & Bear Market Hedge Nobody’s Heard of

10/12/2023
In this episode, Rodrigo Gordillo sits down with David Triplo, Senior Associate, Diversifying Alternatives Research at Mercer, to discuss his journey from poker to prop trading and finally to systematic global macro trading. They delve into the intricacies of the trading industry, the impact of market changes, and the future of the CTA space. Topics Discussed • David Triplo's transition from poker to prop trading and his early experiences in the industry • The challenges and opportunities of trading on the future side and the specifics of cash basis trading • The decision to move from options trading to futures trading and the factors influencing this choice • The impact of market changes on trading strategies and the necessity of adaptation • David Triplo's time at Transmarket Group and the lessons learned from the boom and bust cycle • The shift to the world of CTAs and the differences between prop trades and CTA roles • The evolution of Systematic Global Macro trading and the increasing use of non-price based information in trading strategies • The role of volatility oriented strategies in hedge fund space and the potential for high convexity in a short time period • The benefits of a diversified approach in Systematic Global Macro for the average allocator • The current state of the alternative investment sleeve and the dominance of private equity and hedge funds Conclusion This episode is a deep dive into the world of trading from the perspective of someone who has experienced it all - from poker, to prop trading, to Systematic Global Macro. David Triplo's insights provide valuable lessons for anyone interested in the trading industry, the evolution of trading strategies, and the future of the CTA space. This is “ReSolve’s Riffs” – live on YouTube every Friday afternoon to debate the most relevant investment topics of the day, hosted by Adam Butler, Mike Philbrick and Rodrigo Gordillo of ReSolve Global* and Richard Laterman of ReSolve Asset Management. *ReSolve Global refers to ReSolve Asset Management SEZC (Cayman) which is registered with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission as a commodity trading advisor and commodity pool operator. This registration is administered through the National Futures Association (“NFA”). Further, ReSolve Global is a registered person with the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority.

Duration:01:00:46

ReSolve Riffs with Michael Robbins: Don’t Trust a Quant Unless…

10/3/2023
In this conversation, we delve into the world of quantitative investing, exploring its intricacies, misconceptions, and the common mistakes people make when trying to apply it. The discussion also sheds light on the importance of asking the right questions and setting up the problem correctly in quant investing. Topics Discussed • The common misconception that a single tool or program can solve all problems in quant investing • The importance of setting up the problem correctly and asking the right questions in quant investing • The challenges of communicating complex quant concepts to laypeople or investment professionals without a background in quantitative methods • The role of intuition and experience in quant investing and how they still hold significant value over calculations • The use of quantitative methods in large institutions and the need for human supervision to prevent unusual or excessively risk-taking actions • The impact of back testing and the importance of incorporating experience into it • The discussion on whether machines can completely take over quant investing and the current limitations • The exploration of arbitrage opportunities in quant investing and how they can be exploited by mid-sized banks This conversation is a deep dive into the world of quant investing, offering valuable insights into its complexities, the common pitfalls, and the role of human intuition and experience. It's a must-listen for anyone interested in quantitative investing, providing strategies to navigate this complex field. This is “ReSolve’s Riffs” – live on YouTube every Friday afternoon to debate the most relevant investment topics of the day, hosted by Adam Butler, Mike Philbrick and Rodrigo Gordillo of ReSolve Global* and Richard Laterman of ReSolve Asset Management. *ReSolve Global refers to ReSolve Asset Management SEZC (Cayman) which is registered with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission as a commodity trading advisor and commodity pool operator. This registration is administered through the National Futures Association (“NFA”). Further, ReSolve Global is a registered person with the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority.

Duration:01:28:13

ReSolve Riffs: Bob Elliott on the Next Big Macro Move – It Will Surprise You!

9/28/2023
In this conversation, the ReSolve team is joined by Bob Elliott, a prominent figure in the financial industry, to discuss monetary policy, inflation and the role of central banks. They delve into the complexities of the current economic landscape, addressing the impact of fiscal policy, wage growth, and the role of alpha in investment strategies. • Discussion on the impact of monetary policy on inflation and the consequences of not running a sufficiently tight policy in response to economic shocks • Insights into the inflation dynamic and the risks of long-term elevated inflation • Analysis of the bond market's reaction to Powell's statement and the implications for long-term inflation risks • Exploration of the role of income growth in the current economic cycle and its impact on nominal growth • Discussion on the importance of understanding the behavioral aspects of investment strategies and the concept of balanced alphas • Insight into the potential of alpha indexing tools and how they can be used to create more reliable investment outcomes • Discussion on the ideal weighting of equities, bonds, commodities and alpha in an investment portfolio • Exploration of the concept of a diversified portfolio and how it can improve investment outcomes This episode is a must-listen for anyone interested in understanding the intricacies of the current economic landscape, monetary policy, and investment strategies. Bob Elliott provides valuable insights into the role of central banks, the impact of fiscal policy and wage growth, and the potential of alpha in investment strategies. This is "ReSolve's Riffs" – live on YouTube every Friday afternoon to debate the most relevant investment topics of the day, hosted by Adam Butler, Mike Philbrick, and Rodrigo Gordillo of ReSolve Global* and Richard Laterman of ReSolve Asset Management Inc. *ReSolve Global refers to ReSolve Asset Management SEZC (Cayman) which is registered with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission as a commodity trading advisor and commodity pool operator. This registration is administered through the National Futures Association ("NFA"). Further, ReSolve Global is a registered person with the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority.

Duration:01:43:08

ReSolve Riffs Season Premiere with PJ Pierre on MMT, Macro and Fiscal Dominance

9/21/2023
In this episode, PJ Pierre, a leading voice in the field of Modern Monetary Theory (MMT), joins the ReSolve team for a deep dive into the complexities and implications of MMT. The conversation explores the role of government in fiscal policy, the impact of deficit spending, and the potential consequences of MMT on the economy. Topics Discussed • The discussion begins with an examination of the conventional belief that government must first collect taxes before spending, and how this view influences perceptions of government solvency and private investment. • The conversation then shifts to the sequence of government spending and taxation, and the implications of a floating exchange system. • PJ Pierre provides an explanation of how the government can issue currency and the potential consequences, such as inflation or a collapse of the currency. • The role of the banking system within the MMT framework is also discussed, highlighting the complexity of this economic model. • The conversation delves into the concept of fiscal dominance and the potential for the Federal Reserve to lose its monetary policy tool for regulation. • The episode concludes with a discussion on the impact of inflation and the role of demographics in economic demand. Conclusion This episode offers a comprehensive exploration of Modern Monetary Theory, providing valuable insights for anyone interested in understanding the potential implications of MMT on fiscal policy and the economy. PJ Pierre's expertise provides a nuanced perspective on this complex economic model, making this episode a must-listen for those interested in economic theory and policy.

Duration:01:39:28

Numera Analytics on the Art and Science of Global Macro Research

8/15/2023
In this episode, we dive deep into the world of financial markets and economic models with our guest, Joaquin Kritz Lara from Numera Analytics. We explore the importance of a probabilistic approach, the role of uncertainty, the dynamics of inflation, and much more. • The importance of a probabilistic approach in financial markets and the disregard around uncertainty • The role of economists and their strong beliefs around how the world works • The dynamics of inflation and its impact on financial markets • The importance of acknowledging that you don't know the full truth and adapting priors based on new information • The potential risks and rewards of investing in regional banks • The impact of inflation on the valuation of assets and the potential for downturns in certain sectors • The potential of policy support in China and its impact on the global economy • The potential for growth in India and the challenges it faces • The impact of the dollar on the global economy and the potential for its decline This episode provides a deep dive into the intricacies of financial markets, economic models, and the global economy. It's a must-listen for anyone interested in understanding the complexities of these topics and gaining valuable insights to navigate the uncertain financial landscape. This is “ReSolve’s Riffs” – live on YouTube every Friday afternoon to debate the most relevant investment topics of the day, hosted by Adam Butler, Mike Philbrick and Rodrigo Gordillo of ReSolve Global* and Richard Laterman of ReSolve Asset Management. *ReSolve Global refers to ReSolve Asset Management SEZC (Cayman) which is registered with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission as a commodity trading advisor and commodity pool operator. This registration is administered through the National Futures Association (“NFA”). Further, ReSolve Global is a registered person with the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority.

Duration:01:30:55

Eric Basmajian on Cyclical Drivers and Trends of the US Economy

8/1/2023
The ReSolve Team welcomes Eric Basmajian, founder of EPB Research, and Jeff Weniger, a renowned financial analyst. We delve into the current state of the economy, the potential for a recession, and the role of the banking sector in these dynamics. We also discuss the influence of leading, coincidental and lagging indicators in economic cycles. • Introduction to Eric Basmajian and Jeff Weniger, discussing their backgrounds and influences • Discussion on the potential disparity between equity markets and recession indicators • Exploration of Eric's economic framework and its application to current economic indicators • Insights on the role of bank balance sheets in the economic cycle • Discussion on the impact of the commercial real estate crisis on bank lending • Examination of the contraction in bank credit and its implications for economic growth • Debate on the current state of the economy and the potential for a recession • Discussion on the role of leading, coincidental and lagging indicators in predicting economic cycles • Insights on how different sectors of the economy may experience the impacts of a recession at different times • Discussion on the importance of managing risk in the current economic climate Today’s discussion provides valuable insights into the complexities of the current economic landscape and the potential for a recession. Detailed analysis from Eric Basmajian and Jeff Weniger provides a deeper understanding of the factors influencing the economy and how to navigate these challenging times. This is “ReSolve’s Riffs” – live on YouTube every Friday afternoon to debate the most relevant investment topics of the day, hosted by Adam Butler, Mike Philbrick and Rodrigo Gordillo of ReSolve Global* and Richard Laterman of ReSolve Asset Management. *ReSolve Global refers to ReSolve Asset Management SEZC (Cayman) which is registered with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission as a commodity trading advisor and commodity pool operator. This registration is administered through the National Futures Association (“NFA”). Further, ReSolve Global is a registered person with the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority.

Duration:01:15:04

ReSolve Riffs: Dominique Dwor-Frecaut on the US Economy, the Fed and Implications for Risk Assets

7/27/2023
In this episode, Dominique Dwor-Frecaut shares her journey from working in large organizations such as the IMF and the New York Fed to her current role in a startup called Macro Hive. She discusses the culture of meritocracy, openness to ideas, and learning from mistakes that defines Macro Hive, and how it differs from her previous experiences. Topics Discussed • Insight into the culture of meritocracy at Macro Hive and the value of diverse opinions and contributions • Comparison of policy enactment in the US and Europe, with a focus on the influence of cultural undertones • Discussion on the current financial landscape, with strong growth, high but stable inflation and a dovish Fed • Analysis of the impact of lower energy prices on household income, manufacturing and services • Examination of the US fiscal proflicacy and its implication • Discussion on the correlation between energy prices and non-energy inflation • Insights into the Fed's focus on the employment leg of the mandate and its disregard for the inflation leg • Discussion on the potential for a financial crisis due to high levels of debt and the possibility of the Fed tightening prudential rules • Discussion on the potential impact of China's economic situation and the US banking sector crisis on the global economy • Predictions for the future, including the possibility of higher inflation and financial volatility This episode provides a deep dive into the complexities of the current financial landscape, the potential risks, and predictions for the future. It's a must-listen for anyone interested in gaining a nuanced understanding of the economic dynamics at play and the potential implications for the future. This is “ReSolve’s Riffs” – live on YouTube every Friday afternoon to debate the most relevant investment topics of the day, hosted by Adam Butler, Mike Philbrick and Rodrigo Gordillo of ReSolve Global* and Richard Laterman of ReSolve Asset Management. *ReSolve Global refers to ReSolve Asset Management SEZC (Cayman) which is registered with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission as a commodity trading advisor and commodity pool operator. This registration is administered through the National Futures Association (“NFA”). Further, ReSolve Global is a registered person with the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority.

Duration:01:10:01

ReSolve Riffs: Parsing Powell with Danielle DiMartino Booth

6/28/2023
In this comprehensive episode, Danielle DiMartino Booth, CEO & Chief Strategist for QI Research, joins the discussion to tackle various topics surrounding the Federal Reserve's leadership, monetary policy and the current economic challenges. Key themes covered include: • Jay Powell's leadership and controversies within the Federal Reserve Board • The impact of monetary policies on Wall Street, mortgage rates and unregulated loans, with insights into Powell's motivations and challenges • The multifaceted consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic on the Federal Reserve's policy decisions and potential implications on inflation • The role of central clearing, systemic risk, and technology on the financial market • Explorations into credit easing, inflation battles, and the influence of monetary policy in the treasury market • The Fed's impact on commercial real estate, credit, and the treasury market, along with insights on housing resilience • A deep dive into inflation, quantitative tightening, and how economic indicators affect the treasury market • Discussions on Powell's experiences, interest rate considerations and the influence of fiscal policies on treasury markets and financial engineering • Assessments on data releases, regional banking challenges and wider implications of low-interest rates on the economy • The Fed's interest rate strategies, credit market signals, future of financial regulations and the overall economic outlook This information-packed episode is a must-listen for those keen on understanding the complexities of the Federal Reserve, monetary policy and the evolving economic landscape. Gain valuable insights and expert opinions on how to navigate through these challenging times. This is “ReSolve’s Riffs” – live on YouTube every Friday afternoon to debate the most relevant investment topics of the day, hosted by Adam Butler, Mike Philbrick and Rodrigo Gordillo of ReSolve Global* and Richard Laterman of ReSolve Asset Management Inc *ReSolve Global refers to ReSolve Asset Management SEZC (Cayman) which is registered with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission as a commodity trading advisor and commodity pool operator. This registration is administered through the National Futures Association (“NFA”). Further, ReSolve Global is a registered person with the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority.

Duration:00:56:56

Podcast: Risk Mitigating Strategies - A Deep Dive with Jason Josephiac and Ryan Lobdell

6/16/2023
Meketa’s Jason J. Josephiac, Senior Vice President / Research Consultant, and Ryan Lobdell, Managing Principal / Consultant, joined Adam and Rod to discuss their new white paper. They discuss key strategies and insights for managing risk and allocating assets in today's challenging investment environment, covering a wide range of topics, such as: • The importance of comprehensive risk management and portfolio allocation strategies in diversifying investments • Innovative Investment approaches and trends in risk mitigation, particularly as they relate to endowment and LDI models • Balancing risk and return in investment portfolios through diversification and manager selection • Asset allocation techniques for maximizing returns while maintaining liquidity and capital efficiency • Manager selection and risk mitigation strategies in diverse investment environments, highlighting leverage and portable alpha • Optimizing the selection and allocation of private investments to achieve a more efficient and effective portfolio • Diversification and risk mitigation strategies for endowment portfolios, focusing on achieving a balanced allocation • Navigating inflation, risk management, and alternative investment strategies in 2021-2022 with insights from experienced consultants • Creating balanced portfolios and implementing effective risk management strategies, featuring diverse investment approaches • The role of real estate, private markets, and evolving asset allocation ideas in navigating economic uncertainties This comprehensive resource is a must-read for anyone interested in understanding the complexities of risk management and asset allocation in today's challenging investment landscape. Get expert insights on diversification, portfolio management, manager selection, and risk mitigation strategies to optimize your investment outcomes. *ReSolve Global refers to ReSolve Asset Management SEZC (Cayman) which is registered with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission as a commodity trading advisor and commodity pool operator. This registration is administered through the National Futures Association (“NFA”). Further, ReSolve Global is a registered person with the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority.

Duration:01:23:47

Darius Dale Riffs on Market Dynamics, Economic Cycles & Investment Strategies

6/15/2023
In this episode, the ReSolve team is joined by Darius Dale, Founder and CEO of 42 Macro, to discuss the importance of macro indicators and strategies for navigating uncertain times in the financial markets. He covers a vast array of topics, including: • The role of macro indicators in understanding market cycles and making informed investment decisions • The Weather model as a risk management tool, focusing on 10 principal components of macro • The impact of institutional investors on Bitcoin's future and the potential for significant value increase • The complexities of the dollar outlook and the factors influencing its performance • The rising probability of a risk-off event and the importance of monitoring cross asset correction risk indicators • The challenges faced by the Federal Reserve in managing inflation and the implications for the bond market and employment mandate This episode is a must-listen for anyone interested in macro indicators, market cycles, and strategies for navigating uncertain financial times. Gain valuable insights and tactics to better understand the complexities of the financial landscape and make well-informed investment decisions. This is “ReSolve Riffs” – live on YouTube Friday afternoon to debate the most relevant investment topics of the day, hosted by Adam Butler, Mike Philbrick, and Rodrigo Gordillo of ReSolve Global* and Richard Laterman of ReSolve Asset Management Inc. *ReSolve Global refers to ReSolve Asset Management SEZC (Cayman) which is registered with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission as a commodity trading advisor and commodity pool operator. This registration is administered through the National Futures Association ("NFA"). Further, ReSolve Global is a registered person with the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority.

Duration:00:57:20

ReSolve Riffs with Alfonso Peccatiello (aka MacroAlf): Liquidity and the Global Macro Landscape

6/14/2023
In this episode, the ReSolve team is joined by Alfonso Peccatiello, a macro strategist and the creator of the popular Twitter account @MacroAlf, to discuss liquidity, the global macro landscape, and the implications for investors. We delve into various topics, including • The impact of demographics and debt on economic growth and the challenges faced by countries in maintaining living standards •The significance of the Global Liquidity Index in understanding rapid changes in equity market behavior •The orthogonal approach to the traditional All Weather framework, focusing on credit-oriented growth measures and policymaker stances on inflation •The Forever Portfolio allocation and the importance of adjusting it using macro analysis to apply tilts based on the current macro cycle •The labor market dynamics reflecting a bifurcation due to the lag in the dispersion of the $5 trillion capital injection into the economy •The potential impact of US fiscal deficits on nominal growth over the next decade, influenced by demographics, private sector leverage, and productivity growth This is “ReSolve’s Riffs” – live on YouTube every Friday afternoon to debate the most relevant investment topics of the day, hosted by Adam Butler, Mike Philbrick and Rodrigo Gordillo of ReSolve Global* and Richard Laterman of ReSolve Asset Management. *ReSolve Global refers to ReSolve Asset Management SEZC (Cayman) which is registered with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission as a commodity trading advisor and commodity pool operator. This registration is administered through the National Futures Association (“NFA”). Further, ReSolve Global is a registered person with the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority.

Duration:01:46:40

ReSolve Riffs with Doomberg on Peeling the Layers and Unpacking the Facts Behind Headlines

5/31/2023
In this episode, the Doomberg team explores the complexities of energy policy, market dynamics, and innovative solutions for a decarbonized and sustainable future. The discussion covers a range of topics, including: • Balancing passion, authenticity, and market strategies in business, writing, and investing • The pros and cons of various energy solutions, such as solar, nuclear, and alternative energy sources • Evaluating the political context of energy policies and the role of government in shaping the future of global energy • The impact of innovations in battery storage and fusion on the future of nuclear power and decarbonization • Germany's experience with energy policy and the implications of deindustrialization • The importance of risk management and waste disposal in the nuclear energy sector • China's influence on the global solar industry and the need for a domestic supply chain in the United States • Overcoming challenges with limited resources, optimism, and innovation • The power of rational, polite debate, and the role of authentic, data-driven content in the Doomberg brand This episode offers invaluable insights for anyone interested in energy policy, renewable energy sources, and sustainable economic growth. The Doomberg team's in-depth analysis and thought-provoking debates will help listeners navigate the complexities of today's energy landscape and engage with the critical decisions shaping the future of global energy. This is “ReSolve’s Riffs” – live on YouTube every Friday afternoon to debate the most relevant investment topics of the day, hosted by Adam Butler, Mike Philbrick and Rodrigo Gordillo of ReSolve Global* and Richard Laterman of ReSolve Asset Management. *ReSolve Global refers to ReSolve Asset Management SEZC (Cayman) which is registered with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission as a commodity trading advisor and commodity pool operator. This registration is administered through the National Futures Association (“NFA”). Further, ReSolve Global is a registered person with the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority.

Duration:01:21:17

ReSolveRiffs with Michael Howell on Liquidity & its Multi-Dimensional Impacts on Markets and the Economy

5/24/2023
In this comprehensive exploration of global liquidity, Michael Howell shares his expertise and insights on a range of critical topics affecting financial markets, economies, and investment opportunities. Throughout the discussion, the following themes are explored: •Central bank policies, inflation, and market liquidity: Global perspectives and challenges • Monetary policy, government spending and inflation: Impacts on the global economy and investment • Global liquidity, monetary inflation, and central bank balance sheets: Evolving dynamics and effects • Quantitative easing, liquidity, and the US Dollar: Challenges and implications for policymakers • Government spending, inflation and global money flows: Impacts on currency and financial markets • Central bank strategies, inflation and liquidity: Managing growth in a debt-ridden economy • Government fiscal policies, liquidity and debt management: Global perspectives and impacts • US dollar dominance, global liquidity and market implications: Exploring currency and capital • Interest rates, quantitative easing and global liquidity: Investment strategies and economic effects This intensive examination of global liquidity is ideal for anyone interested in understanding the complexities and impacts of liquidity on financial markets, economies and investment decisions. Don't miss out on these valuable insights and analyses to help you stay informed and adaptable in today's constantly changing financial landscape. This is “ReSolve Riffs” – live on YouTube every Friday afternoon to debate the most relevant investment topics of the day, hosted by Adam Butler, Mike Philbrick, and Rodrigo Gordillo of ReSolve Global* and Richard Laterman of ReSolve Asset Management Inc. *ReSolve Global refers to ReSolve Asset Management SEZC (Cayman) which is registered with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission as a commodity trading advisor and commodity pool operator. This registration is administered through the National Futures Association (“NFA”). Further, ReSolve Global is a registered person with the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority.

Duration:01:25:41

RSBT – Return Stacked™ Bonds & Managed Futures ETF

5/17/2023
In this episode, Corey Hoffstein, CIO of Newfound Research, Rodrigo Gordillo, President of ReSolve Global* and Adam Butler, CIO of ReSolve Global, delve into the concept of return stacking and introduce the innovative RSBT Return Stacked™ Bonds & Managed Futures ETF. This podcast is essential for investors, financial advisors, and anyone interested in learning more about return stacking, the RSBT ETF, and the potential benefits of combining bonds and managed futures for portfolio diversification and risk management. Don't miss out on this insightful conversation to deepen your understanding of these innovative investment strategies and their potential impact on today's complex financial markets. They cover a wide range of topics, including: *ReSolve Global refers to ReSolve Asset Management SEZC (Cayman) which is registered with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission as a commodity trading advisor and commodity pool operator. This registration is administered through the National Futures Association (“NFA”). Further, ReSolve Global is a registered person with the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority. Definitions: Long/Short, Beta Disclosures: Indexes are unmanaged and do not have fees. One cannot invest directly in an index. For a full list of holdings, click here. Investors should carefully consider the investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses of the Return StackedTM Bonds & Managed Futures ETF. This and other important information about the ETF is contained in the prospectus, which can be obtained by calling 1-310-498-7655 or clicking here. The prospectus should be read carefully before investing. Investing involves risk including possible loss of principle. Derivatives Risk. Derivatives are instruments, such as futures contracts, whose value is derived from that of other assets, rates, or indices. The use of derivatives for non-hedging purposes may be considered to carry more risk than other types of investments. Cayman Subsidiary Risk. By investing in the Fund's Cayman Subsidiary, the Fund is indirectly exposed to the risks associated with the Subsidiary's investments. The futures contracts and other investments held by the Subsidiary are subject to the same economic risks that apply to similar investments if held directly by the Fund. The Subsidiary is not registered under the 1940 Act, and, unless otherwise noted in the Fund's Prospectus, is not subject to all the investor...

Duration:01:09:01